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  1. 2022 Credit Suisse Youth Barometer: The economic situation and war are leaving their mark – increasing need for security

    2022 Credit Suisse Youth Barometer: The economic situation and war are leaving their mark – increasing need for security

    While those surveyed two years ago were focused on the pandemic and sociopolitical issues, this year's results show a clear trend toward primary concerns and the associated increased need for security. A majority of the respondents in all countries polled want to support Ukraine with humanitarian aid.

  2. Youth Barometer 2022: Is meritocracy a myth?

    Youth Barometer 2022: Is meritocracy a myth?

    Regardless of where you come from, your skin color, your gender, or your social status: Those who put in enough effort and work hard get recognized and make it all the way to the top. This is the promise of our modern meritocratic society. Meritocracy, which originated during the Enlightenment, has been "trending" since the 1980s. The idea that financial and social status is no longer inherited but earned has had great social appeal for a long time.

  3. Youth Barometer 2022: War, peace, and geopolitics

    Youth Barometer 2022: War, peace, and geopolitics

    For the first time in the history of the survey, a majority of young adults in Switzerland are no longer looking to their own future with confidence.

  4. Youth Barometer 2022: Grunge is back!

    Youth Barometer 2022: Grunge is back!

    "Act like you don't care, even if you do." The grunge attitude is back among young people.

  5. 2020 Credit Suisse Youth Barometer: Turbulent political situation is leaving its mark – COVID-19 measures largely regarded as positive

    2020 Credit Suisse Youth Barometer: Turbulent political situation is leaving its mark – COVID-19 measures largely regarded as positive

    The topics discussed in the media and by politicians in recent months matter to the younger generation: Sustainability and equality are now seen by them as key issues. Young people have developed a new political awareness and want clear solutions. However, they are not calling for a revolution. Current uncertainties around the world – from the coronavirus crisis to concerns about poverty in old age – are causing young people to become more cautious.

  6. Youth Barometer 2020: Chatting and streaming is «in», drugs are «out»

    Youth Barometer 2020: Chatting and streaming is «in», drugs are «out»

    Young people vary in many respects, but they are surprisingly united on what's "in" and what's "out": Platforms such as WhatsApp, YouTube, and Netflix are cool, while drug-taking and smoking are passé. Young people value a materially cautious, healthy lifestyle.

  7. Youth Barometer 2020: Equality, sustainability and social media

    Youth Barometer 2020: Equality, sustainability and social media

    More and more young people are becoming politically engaged on the issues that matter most to them – in particular equality and the environment. They are using social media as a catalyst for change, although this brings its own problems.

  8. Youth Barometer 2020: the new Coronavirus unsettles young people worldwide

    Youth Barometer 2020: the new Coronavirus unsettles young people worldwide

    Although few young people fall into the COVID-19 risk group, they are still very worried about the situation. However, the impact the pandemic is having on their lives varies greatly from country to country – especially with regard to their list of top concerns, trust in government, the future of e-commerce, and solidarity with their fellow citizens.

  9. "The only option is to step up the fight"

    "The only option is to step up the fight"

    After a successful career in banking, Peter Sands, former CEO of Standard Chartered, took over the helm of the Global Fund. Combatting HIV, malaria and tuberculosis is a role that he "could not refuse." Interview Marisa Drew, CEO Impact Advisory and Finance, Credit Suisse

  10. Lucerne Festival 2019: Music and power

    Lucerne Festival 2019: Music and power

    Late summer in Lucerne is once again entirely devoted to classical music. This year's summer festival – the theme of which is "Power" – brings together world-class stars of classical music but also provides a platform for aspiring young talents.